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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Problems using DOM on has_many on a related DataObject

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Community Member, 13 Posts

7 August 2011 at 11:57pm

Hi guys,
I'm currently trying to use the DataObjectManager in the following way:

(1) I have a class NewsItem:

class NewsItem extends DataObject {
	static $db = array(...);
	static $has_one = array("NewsStream" => "NewsStream", ...);

(2) A class NewsStream:

class NewsStream extends DataObject {
	static $db = array(...);
	static $has_many = array(..., "NewsItems" => "NewsItem");

(3) And I have a Decorator to add NewsStreams to pages:

class NewsStreamDecorator extends DataObjectDecorator {
	function extraStatics() {
		return array("has_one" => array("NewsStrom" => "NewsStream"));
	public function updateCMSFields(FieldSet $fields) {
		if(($streams = DataObject::get("NewsStream")) != null) 
			$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.News", new DropdownField("NewsStromID", "Neuigkeiten Strom", $streams->toDropdownMap("ID", "Title")));
			$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.News", new LiteralField("Message", "Keine Newsströme im System vorhanden!"));
		if(($stream = $this->owner->NewsStrom()) != null ) {
			$dom = new DataObjectManager($this->owner, "NewsStrom->NewsItems", "NewsItem", array("Title" => "Titel", "ForceHomepage" => "Auf Homepage anzeigen", "ShowGallery" => "Hat eine Galerie"), "getCMSFields_forPopup", "NewsStreamID = ".$stream->ID);
			$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.News", $dom);
		return $fields;

If I know try to add NewsItems via the DOM they will get written without a NewsStreamID. Any idea how to solve this problem?

thanks in advance,


Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

10 August 2011 at 5:21am

I'm not sure what the decorator is for?

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Community Member, 13 Posts

10 August 2011 at 5:25am

ah sorry, didn't mention that. It is used to add NewsStream to those page types that need it. Didn't want to repeat myself you know.